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Los Alamos National Laboratory Administrative Assistant 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Utilities & Institutional Facilities Division is responsible for maintaining and operating the Laboratory’s utility systems and a large portion of the facilities. The successful candidate will be a member of the Operations Support & Improvement Group and will support the Facilities Operations Division Leader and other Group Offices as well as interact and collaborate with the other support staff within the division. The selected candidate will schedule, plan, and coordinate visits and meetings; provide high-level administrative support in a busy office environment; interact with all levels of personnel; prioritize workload and produce high level quality work; exhibit excellent communication skills (interpersonal, verbal, and written); purchase equipment and other materials; act as a back-up for the lower-level administrative staff as needed; and exhibit a can-do attitude regarding all of the office administrative duties.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Utilize LANL applications for typical administrative functions (Oracle for purchasing, time & Labor, Concur for foreign and domestic travel, Foreign Travel system, Outlook calendar management, UTrain, submitting FSRs, etc.).

  • Effectively support the UI Division leader and groups in a manner that is customer-focused and positive, teaming with other support staff in the groups and division.

  • Maintain a professional demeanor as well as office environment; demonstrate initiative and willingness to help out when needed; serve as a point of contact for employees, partner with HR regarding personnel related issues.

  • Effectively manage commitments for timely deliverables.

  • Take initiative to research answers to questions when they arise and resolve problems in a complex work environment where information is most sensitive.

  • Serve as a resource to staff regarding established administrative policies and procedures.

  • Serve as the back-up administrative support for administering keys/cores/locks.

  • Serve as the back-up administrative support for managing the division’s vehicles.

  • Effectively manage multiple calendars and coordinate meetings with multiple managers, group leaders, and other administrators.

  • Work under pressure of multiple deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changing priorities.

  • Demonstrate record of dependability and reliability as proven through good attendance and quality of work.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Expert-level knowledge of and experience with the provision of administrative services and activities, including general office management.

  • Expert-level knowledge of and experience with computer software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.).

  • Highly proficient in the preparation and formatting of correspondence, reports, and/or presentations.

  • Excellent oral and written skills, including proofreading, grammar, spelling, punctuation, accuracy, and attention to detail.

  • Ability to effectively work in a team environment and interact with all levels of internal and external personnel, including the ability to network.

  • Successfully demonstrated ability to organize, prioritize, and follow-through to completion on multiple tasks, often under strict deadlines, frequent interruptions, and changing priorities

  • Demonstrated experience researching, analyzing, and resolving problems and issues both independently and as a team member.

  • Ability to work with sensitive information and/or classified matter.

Desired Skills: Familiarity with Lab-wide administrative systems (Oracle, Concur, etc.)

Education Required: Minimum of five years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be desirable.

Notes to Applicants: Employees will be expected to foster a mutually respectful work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment.

Additional Details:

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Pacheco, Barbara Gonzales
Email barbp@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC78815
Organization Name UI-OSI/ Operations Support & Improvement
Minimum Salary 51100
Maximum Salary 79100
Req ID: IRC78815
Category: Administrative Support